Lexar is making DDR4 RAM sticks now starting at $19 USD for a 4 GB module
Traditionally known for its USB flash drives and SD card readers, Lexar has been slowly expanding its portfolio to include SSDs as well. Now, the company is ready to launch its first family of UDIMM and SODIMM sticks for consumer PCs and laptops.
The new Lexar DDR4-2666 SODIMM and DDR4-2666 UDIMM sticks are nothing particularly special, but that's also exactly what most users are likely looking for, anyway. The manufacturer is targeting workrooms and classrooms who may not need fancy or costly features that enthusiasts crave.
The DDR4-2666 SODIMM series for laptops will launch before the end of this month in 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB capacities for $20, $30, $65, and $160 USD, respectively. The DDR4-2666 UDIMM series for desktops will also be available at around the same time in 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB options for $33, $65, and $150 USD, respectively.
Lexar plans to offer faster DDR4-3000 and DDR4-3200 options in the near future with potential heat sinks and RGB features to appeal to the enthusiast market.
San Jose, USA, June 17, 2020 – Lexar has spent the last year producing its robust portfolio of SSD products and is excited to announce its entrance into the DRAM market. The two new DRAM offerings provide high-level performance to boost the speed of your laptop or desktop, respectively.
The Lexar® DDR4-2666 SODIMM Laptop Memory and Lexar® DDR4-2666 UDIMM Desktop Memory both offer speeds of 2666 MT/s so you can wake up your PC. This performance upgrade gives you faster startups, increased responsiveness, quicker application load times, and is an overall upgrade to your operating experience so you can multitask with ease.
Featuring a low voltage design of 1.2V, the new DRAM 2666 ensures stability under long-term and high-intensity applications making it ideal for the new smart home offices and classroom setups.
With its first offering just released, Lexar is already poised to develop other high-performing quality DRAM solutions later this year, staying true to its innovative roots.
“We are very excited to introduce DRAM memory to our product portfolio. Given our extensive offerings of memory card and USB drive solutions, we enter the DRAM market, pairing our fast-growing SSD lines to offer users a full suite of high-performance solutions to expedite their workflow from camera to computer. While remote office and anywhere learning are on the rise, our goal is to continue offering products that deliver superior quality and performance, so that you can build a Smart Workroom or a Smart Classroom for the best user experience. Lexar looks to continue advancing our DRAM offerings, with additional high performing models to launch later this year.” said Mike Chen, General Manager.
Lexar® DDR4-2666 UDIMM Desktop Memory is available this month at Platinum Micro at an MSRP of $32.99 USD (8 GB – 2666MHz), and $64.99 USD (16 GB – 2666MHz) $149.99 USD (32 GB – 2666MHz). (Global)
For more than 20 years, Lexar has been a trusted leading global brand of memory solutions. Our award-winning lineup includes memory cards, USB flash drives, card readers, and solid-state drives. With so many options, it’s easy to find the right Lexar solution to fit your needs. All Lexar product designs undergo extensive testing in the Lexar Quality Labs, facilities with more than 1,100 digital devices, to ensure performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability. Lexar products are available worldwide at major retail and e-tail stores. For more information or support, visit www.lexar.com
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